Memories by Dorothy Bell Lucas

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MEMORIES, is my personal commemorative description of an exceptional legacy of young Black teens in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This portrait portrays students sharing special bonds of love, friendships, academic dignity and great respect for their Alma Mater, Royal Street-L. J. Rowan High, during and after the outcries of the Civil Rights Era.

If you enjoy searching for time capsules and flashbacks of the United States' History, this profound Legacy can accommodate your thirst and help you understand Black students' desires for getting an education and succeeding beyond their parents and grandparents socioeconomic status or wildest dreams, during the crisis of the Little Rock Nine, the Norfolk's seventeen, the Vietnam Anti-War Movement, the assassinations of President John Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Vernon Dahmer, as well as the wrongfully accused and cruel treatments of Clyde Kennard.

Trapped in this almost hopeless environment, many African American students escaped the horrors of society, and blossomed into well-adjusted educated citizens, prepared to enforce and enjoy all freedoms of the United States Constitution and the competitive, global job market."
 

About Dorothy Bell Lucas

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Published September 15, 2011 by AuthorHouse. 124 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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The Bookbag

Although such a tragic accident should have made Ella's family pull together, it actually wrenches the family apart.

Nov 08 2012 | Read Full Review of Memories

Red Online

With the help of other members of his colourful family, Lucas becomes instrumental in showing Ella that she needs to learn how to forgive - and that she’s not the only one hurting.

Oct 03 2012 | Read Full Review of Memories

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